In the 1940s and 50s, the Western was the most popular movie genre in America. But by the middle of the 1960s, interest in the Western began to wane. Production was scaled back. Critics began to predict the genre’s demise. They said the Western was dead. They were wrong!
Showcasing how dedicated cowboy artists are to the foundation and future of Western art, The Sons of Charlie Russell: Cowboy Artists of America spotlights the founding fathers of Western art alongside the Cowboy Artists of America (CAA) artists who have safeguarded the traditional style of the genre.